The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SAP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within SAP SE.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP
Rank 33 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing SAP 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 0.71% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.82% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate £463 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.80% +10.00%
SAP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
157 165 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 54.70% 39.01% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 90
Average daily rate £390 £393 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £25.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

SAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

SAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SAP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP across the Southampton region.

SAP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP.

1 8 (33.33%) FMCG
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) SAP Security
4 4 (16.67%) SAP GRC
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.33%) SLA
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (4.17%) French Language
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.17%) Ariba
7 1 (4.17%) SAP BW

SAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP GRC
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Data Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Data Quality Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Quality Manager
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Manager
4 5 (20.83%) SAP Security Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Architect
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) SAP Security
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Ariba